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The At Home Chef!

A quiz about fine dining. 20 Questions.

 
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What does the term 'al dente' pasta mean?

  • Pasta that is underdone
  • Pasta that has little resistance when bitten
  • Pasta that is tossed in olive oil
  • Pasta that is overdone

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These 'leaves' are often used to flavor soups and stews. They're usually removed before serving. Can you name them?

  • Spinach Leaves
  • Basil Leaves
  • Tarragon Leaves
  • Bay Leaves

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What ingredient is used to form the base of a bisque?

  • Cream
  • Chicken Stock
  • Beer
  • Cheese

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What type of protein is used to make an authentic bouillabaisse?

  • Beef
  • Pork
  • Chicken
  • Seafood

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Name the two main ingredients used to make a brine?

  • Water and salt
  • Water and wine
  • Water and oil
  • Water and sugar

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What is another term for calamari?

  • Eel
  • Octopus
  • Squid
  • Shrimp

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Commonly used in Mexican and Spanish cusine, what is chorizo made from?

  • Chicken
  • Pork
  • Beef
  • Turkey

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What is removed in order to make clarified butter?

  • Water
  • Salt
  • Milk solids
  • Preservatives

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What type of alcohol is usually used to make a demi-glace?

  • Brandy
  • Bourbon
  • Rum
  • Sherry

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A roux is used to thicken soups and sauces. There are three classic roux - white, brown and what?

  • beige
  • blond
  • mudd
  • silk

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Filet Mignon comes from the tail end of which cut of beef?

  • Sirloin
  • Round
  • Tenderloin
  • Flank

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Foie Gras is made from the oversized liver of what animal?

  • Quail
  • Cow
  • Goose
  • Lamb

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Grand Marnier is a dark golden, brandy-based French Liqueur used in cooking. It has been flavored with what type of fruit peel?

  • Orange
  • Lemon
  • Apple
  • Lime

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Which is the hottest part of a pepper?

  • Stem
  • Seeds
  • Tip
  • Skin

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What does it mean to cut something 'julienne'?

  • Perfect squares
  • Thin slices
  • Tiny pieces
  • Into quarters

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Kobe beef comes from cattle raised in Kobe, Japan. These pampered cattle are massaged with Sake and drink a diet of what?

  • Purified water
  • Tea
  • Goat's milk
  • Beer

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Native to the Mediterranean countries. They have been prized by gourmets for thousands of years. Can you name them?

  • Lemongrass
  • Leeks
  • Legumes
  • Lentils

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Truffles are most commonly found under what type of tree?

  • Hazel
  • Beech
  • Oak
  • Chestnut

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What is blanching a vegtable?

  • Immersing it for a short time in boiling water
  • Sauteing it lightly in butter
  • Soaking it in cold water
  • Rubbing it with salt before cooking

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How do you braise meat?

  • Brown first, cook in a small amount of liquid at low a temprature
  • Oven-cooked in an uncovered pan until well browned
  • Cook in skillet with a small amount of oil of direct heat
  • Place on a rack over boiling water in a covered pan

 

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